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[crystal face]

Crystal face Gladding McBean red pressed brick

Brand Name: [crystal face]

Company: Gladding, McBean and Co.

Brickyard Location: Lincoln, Placer County, California

Operating Years: 1875-present

Years Brick Made: 1890s

Type: Pressed brick

Description: Crystal design impressed on the face. Known from buildings built only in the 1890s. Round dimple on the reversed face indicates the maker as Gladding McBean and Company, as was verified by a sample found at the plant site by George L. Kennedy.

Comments: For more information, see under "Brickmakers" the Gladding, McBean and Company, Lincoln

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